Sunshine Week, which began Sunday, is a national initiative to promote open government and freedom of information. It’s also a great time to celebrate a true hero of government openness and accountability.
ABC Television's "Nightline" program Tuesday night aired a terrific investigation into the trafficking of minors via the online classified site Backpage.com.
A letter signed by 38 state and territorial Attorneys General, including Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna, today urges 10 movie studios to adopt policies to eliminate tobacco depictions in youth-rated movies.
Do you believe that Backpage – the online marketplace for prostitution – is an ally in the fight against human trafficking? Imagine our surprise when we opened our copies of the Seattle Times to find Backpage attorney Liz McDougall [“Backpage.com is an ally in fight against human trafficking,” Opinion, May 7] making this jaw-dropping claim.
Two recent arrests offer a sobering reminder of what’s at stake in the fight over so-called “adult services” advertisements.